Neuroscience 6e Chapter 10 Outline

Pain

Overview

Nociceptors

Transduction and Transmission of Nociceptive Signals

BOX 10A Capsaicin

Central Pain Pathways Are Distinct from Mechanosensory Pathways

BOX 10B Referred Pain

Parallel Pain Pathways

BOX 10C A Dorsal Column Pathway for Visceral Pain

Pain and Temperature Pathways for the Face

Other Modalities Mediated by the Anterolateral System

Sensitization

CLINICAL APPLICATIONS: Phantom Limbs and Phantom Pain

Descending Control of Pain Perception

The Placebo Effect

The Physiological Basis of Pain Modulation